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Conference Attendance Tips

Tips for Attending Conferences Sage advice from seasoned professionals The following tips are meant to help new professionals and perhaps some of us older professionals... Read More »

Founding Institutions of Cooperative Education

CEIA Celebrates 60 Years: The Founders of Cooperative Education In 1906, Dean Herman Schneider from the University of Cincinnati founded cooperative education. Schneider concluded that... Read More »

Our First President: Donald C. Hunt

By Kelly Harper, CEIA 2015 – 2016 President In 1963, the Cooperative Education Association was established by Don Hunt, University of Detroit, and Frank Jakes,... Read More »

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The leader in work-integrated learning!

The Cooperative Education and Internship Association (CEIA) elevates the field through a member-driven community of educators, employers, researchers, students, and partner agencies. As the leader in work-integrated learning, we provide opportunities for professional development while advocating for best practices in co-ops, internships, and other forms of experiential education.